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What causes pain above eye, sharp pain going up back of head and neck pain and occasionally facial irritation, had cervical MRI deg disc dis bone spur?

What causes pain above eye, sharp pain going up back of head and neck pain and occasionally facial irritation, had cervical MRI deg disc dis bone spur?

Neck vs Head: This could be occipital neuralgia where the pain originates from the occipital nerves in the back of the head and travel over the top to right above the eye. The other option would be that this could be coming from your neck due to the high cervical facets at c2/3 and c3/4. The nerves exiting this area can wrap around back of head and attach to the same place as occipital nerves. ...Read more

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My son told me he has been jerking off. And he has been haveing a really bad sharp pain in the back of his head and neck. What could this be is it bad?

My son told me he has been jerking off. And he has been haveing a really bad sharp pain in the back of his head and neck. What could this be is it bad?

Masturbation : Masturbation is a natural and normal part of the human experience. So, I am very impressed that your son felt safe enough to talk to you about this. I wish there were more parents like you. The headache could be related but there is little to go on here with your question. I can think that there is some intensity to his orgasm that even could cause a seizure-like reaction. I would see the doc. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain & strain like feeling in back of head & neck & in eyes. This makes it hard for me to look at things & read & makes me feel sick.

I have sharp pain & strain like feeling in back of head & neck & in eyes. This makes it hard for me to look at things & read & makes me feel sick.

Ans: Well could be many things. Need a good history first. Could be your sinuses. So try hot fluids see if that helps. Could be neck issues but need to know your history of trauma if any. Many things possible see your doctor for exam ...Read more

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Slight eye ache followed by a sharp pain in the back of my head/neck especially when i'm walking or moving my head too much. What could this be?

Slight eye ache followed by a sharp pain in the back of my head/neck especially when i'm walking or moving my head too much. What could this be?

Eye and neck pain: Can be serious. If your pain gets worse you have to careful you dont have meningitis. This can progress very quickly. If you have a fever go to the emergency room. If no fever and the eye pain and neck pain is intermittent they could be separate problems. ...Read more

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During sports jumped wrong way and got a sharp pain in back of neck into back of head. Have neck, shoulder blade, and shoulder pain. What could this b?

During sports jumped wrong way and got a sharp pain in back of neck into back of head. Have neck, shoulder blade, and shoulder pain. What could this b?

Cervical strain: You may have moved one of the vertebrae in your neck and caused what is commonly called a "pinched"nerve and also sprained the muscles in your neck. Consult with an osteopathic physician who can help restore your good health. ...Read more

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Sharp pain up back of head ear some facial pain too, neck pain dull sharp pain back of head when lying down certian ways?

Headache: Sounds like tension headaches. Find comfortable head positions. Try memory foam contour pillow to sleep on at night, light massage, warm applications, Ibuprofen or naproxen. If no relief, see doc. ...Read more

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Sharp pain that went from my neck to the back of head while playing basketball trigger pain in my upper back? Have kyphosis and 4 bulging disc in neck

Sharp pain that went from my neck to the back of head while playing basketball trigger pain in my upper back? Have kyphosis and 4 bulging disc in neck

Hard to answer: This is hard to answer bass on the information given and not being able to examine you. Probably muscular but if indeed you do have four herniated discs it could be nerve root irritation. You should see your doctor for this. ...Read more

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Frequent sinus headaches, occasional sharp pain in right ear, feels like something in right eye, pain in jaw and back of head/neck. What is this?

Frequent sinus headaches, occasional sharp pain in right ear, feels like something in right eye, pain in jaw and back of head/neck.  What is this?

See your Dentist: You need to see a dentist or oral surgeon immediately. Without radiographs and a physical exam, it is impossible to say what is causing this pain. You could have one of the following issues: impacted wisdom tooth, infected tooth, sinus infection, fractured jaw, neuralgia, or a tumor. It sounds like a tooth issue, but your dentist can help diagnosos your problem. ...Read more

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